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National Museum Asmara

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Address: Opposite the Selam Hotel, Asmara, Eritrea
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Exhibitions include scrolls, inscribed tombstones and artifacts retrieved...

Exhibitions include scrolls, inscribed tombstones and artifacts retrieved from excavations.

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Small but Good collection

The museum was good. I liked the items displayed. I was in hurry , could not spare much time. But it was good experience to see and compare the museum with our museum.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2013
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

The museum was good. I liked the items displayed. I was in hurry , could not spare much time. But it was good experience to see and compare the museum with our museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2010

Eritrea has just emerged from two wars, and has significant difficulties across a broad front. The national museum, the zoo, and other sources of culture and tourism are lacking. They should be viewed in the context of a newly born, very poor country. It is not fair to view them otherwise. The national museum is in a beautiful building that... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2008

The museum is a sad introduction to Eritrea. Upon entering, you encounter a quiet (surly?) attendant who has you sign in. The displays of cultural items are poorly labeled and not explained well. The archaeology artefacts are also badly displayed, and the exhibit of fauna of Eritrea is pathetic. Overall, this is such a depressing and confusing experience, it is... More 

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